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Ras Kass Drops Single “Godz N’ The Hood” Feat Bishop Lamont, MK Asante & Talib Kweli

Friday • April 5, 2013 • BY Lamont Reed
Ras Kass Drops Single

This collaboration features linguistic wordplay from seasoned vets in the game. On this track “Godz N’ The Hood” the crew challenges the generic archetype through lyrical analysis. Featuring Bishop Lamont, MK Asante & Talib Kweli this grown folks rap song takes you on a mental journey of self reflection.

About The Artist: Ras Kass is a critically acclaimed rapper from California. After releasing a pair of independent singles, he emerged as one of the most highly regarded rappers of all time, winning particular acclaim for his skills as a lyricist. best known for his classic album Soul On Ice, as well as his follow up album, Rasassination. Since that time Ras Kass has released several independent albums.

Rapper Ras Kass was born John Austin in Watts, CA; a voracious reader throughout his youth, he adopted his stage name in honor of the African king Ras Rass. After releasing a pair of independent singles, Ras Kass emerged as one of the most highly regarded new rappers in some time, winning particular acclaim for his skills as a lyricist (in the space of six months, he twice earned Rap Pages magazine’s Rhyme of the Month award as well as The Source’s Hip Hop Quotable honor); his long-awaited debut LP, Soul on Ice, finally appeared on Priority Records in 1996. Rasassination followed two years later.

Ras Kass sent waves through the hip-hop world with his debut indie single release “Remain Anonymous,” earning him a Hip-Hop Quotable in The Source Magazine. Before his signing with Priority/EMI Records, Ras Kass began making guest appearances on several records and freestyles on numerous radio shows, further solidified the emerging lyricist’s notoriety. Recorded guest appearances include Sway & King Tech’s “Come Widdit” (feat. Ras Kass, Ahamad & Saafir) (Priority Records) and their “Wake Up Show Anthem ’94” (feat. Ras Kass, Nas, Lauryn Hill, Chino XL, Organized Konfusion & Saafir), as well as Chino XL’s “Riiot” American Records, and KeyKool & Rhettmatic’s “E=MC5” (feat. Ras Kass, LMNO, Meen Green & !) Up Above Records.

Godz N The Hood Featuring Bishop Lamont, MK Asante and Talib Kweli

The new Ras Kass album Barmageddon released 18 January 2013 produced by Chris Noxx.

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